The article covers the use of the Python tuple function. The tuple function is used creates tuples. Read more about Python tuples in a separate article.

Syntax

The syntax for the Python tuple function is as follows.

tuple(iterable)

The function takes a single input argument, an iterable which may be a list, dictionary, sequence or iterator object and returns a tuple equivalent. In the event that an iterable is not included, an empty tuple will be returned.

If an appropriate iterable is not passed, a TypeError will be thrown.


Examples:

Below are several examples of the tuple function being used with different iterables.

>>> tuple()
()

>>> tuple("Hello")
('H', 'e', 'l', 'l', 'o')

>>> tuple([1,2,3,4,5])
(1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

>>> tuple({"a" : 1, "b" : 2, "c" : 3})
('a', 'b', 'c')

>>> tuple({3,7,"g","a",1})
(1, 3, 7, 'g', 'a')

>>> tuple(range(5))
(0, 1, 2, 3, 4)

Note that with dictionaries, from the key value pair, the values are ignored, and the keys are included into the tuple object.


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